New benefit dinner coming to Sarasota/Bradenton

Our first-ever regional benefit dinner in Sarasota, Fla., is scheduled for this fall! We’re looking forward to sharing the children’s home story with guests from Sarasota, Bradenton and other cities along the Southwest Coast of Florida.  We are asking churches and interested individuals within driving distance (guests often come from an hour or more away)

CFO, Social worker positions available

Mount Dora Christian Academy & Children’s Home is hiring for two key positions — Chief Financial Officer and Social Worker. Please note these positions require appropriate college degrees, relevant experience, and are open to faithful members of a church of Christ. These positions are a great opportunity to join an established, successful Christian ministry and

Middletons honored for service

Congratulations to Harry and Geraldine Middleton, from Lebanon Road Church of Christ in Nashville, who received the Divine Servant Award at this year’s Nashville Area Benefit Dinner. The Middleton’s have faithfully supported Mount Dora Children’s Home for many years, including volunteering their time to promote the annual Nashville dinner. The Middleton’s received the award at

Adairs named Divine Servants at Tampa dinner

Congratulations to Jim and Ann Adair for being named “Divine Servants” at the recent 2017 Tampa Bay Area Benefit Dinner. Jim and Ann are members at Bell Shoals Church of Christ and have been faithful friends to MDCH for many years. This is a much-deserved honor! Jim and Ann are shown here with Tim Deem, vice

Jacksonville’s newest Divine Servants

Congratulations to Steve & Gale Overturf, who received the Divine Servant Award at this spring’s Jacksonville Area Benefit Dinner. They are members at College Road Church of Christ in Palatka and have faithfully supported Mount Dora Children’s Home for many years. Thank you, Steve & Gale, for all you do for us! In the photo, from

Montgomery Dinner honors Divine Servants

Congratulations to Charles & Mackie Boddy, who received the Divine Servant Award at the 2017 Montgomery (Ala.) Area Benefit Dinner, held on Feb. 9, 2017, at Faulkner University. They are members at Eastern Meadows Church of Christ in Montgomery, and Charlie is also preaching on Sundays at Tallassee Church of Christ. Charlie Boddy is pictured

Scripps employee donates to MDCH

Our thanks to Jason Mooradian, shown on left, for naming Mount Dora Children’s Home as the recipient for a $1,000 charitable donation from his employer, ABC ACTION NEWS TV (WFTS) in Tampa. Owned by the E.W. Scripps Co., the station allowed Jason to give the check to the charity of his choice. Jason is shown

High Springs Church Hosts Christmas Party

The loving brothers and sisters at High Springs Church of Christ once again hosted a wonderful Christmas party for the children at Mount Dora Children’s Home. High Springs Church of Christ has sponsored this party for many years, giving our children not only Christmas gifts but a fun-filled event and lots of love. This year’s

Fundraiser BBQ Supports Mount Dora Children’s Home

Our thanks to the Central Church of Christ in Altamonte Springs for hosting their sixth annual Fundraiser BBQ last weekend. Proceeds from the annual event go to Mount Dora Children’s Home. In addition to great food, the fundraiser included fun games and fellowship. Thanks, Central church family and leadership, for all you do for us!

Montgomery 2016 Dinner Date Set

The next annual Montgomery (Alabama) Area Benefit Dinner is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at a new location, Faulkner University. This new venue is more centrally located in the greater Montgomery area and offers free parking. The event begins at 6 p.m. Tickets will be available through participating areawide churches beginning in mid-December. If